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The Boatyard Grill

525 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3234
+1 607-256-2628
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
525 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3234
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for an after dinner drink. Great atmosphere and nice pour! Server was attentive and nice location on the water! Check it out!

Thank Rick N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From the greeting at the door to the bar staff, management, waitstaff and chefs/ kitchen staff. All very friendly and professional. The food was delicious and a fine presentation. Prices are reasonable. Great place for family get togethers, a couple's night out, or major event....More

Thank Flashbang139
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we had to wait about 15 minutes for a table, my family and I had an amazing time!! Our table faced the finger lake so we had a beautiful view the entire night. The waitress was very friendly and made our experience even better!!...More

1  Thank olivia_5151
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this restaurant when it first opened then it seem to loss some consistency. Our dinner on Tues was very good. A very short wait to be seated, staff was outgoing. It did seem that our waitress had one to many large tables to...More

Thank IFD50005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always make sure we eat here at least once during our annual trip to Ithaca. The menu has lots of healthy choices and even offers gluten free buns for their burgers. I enjoyed the Ithaca burger which is a black bean burger that didn’t...More

Thank Mary I
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love this restaurant. I love the food, the atmosphere, the service. This is a great restaurant. I had shrimp and grits and it was the BEST. Many in our party had the blackend prime rib. Excellent. I have to be honest I've eaten...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here many times as a local and its where I take out of town guests to relax and have a good meal outdoors on the water Spring to Fall. The food is good but the ambiance on a nice day on the...More

Thank hschler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From our entry to our leaving, everything was perfect. Well trained staff, fantastic food, full bar, overlooking the water. A little expensive but well worth it.

Thank JTL07825
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eating on the water automatically bumps a rating up and the Boat Yard had a great view if you eat outside, watching boats and paddlers go by.It was a late lunch for a group of 8 and the group's choices ranged from salads to entrees,...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A restaurant on the water was just the Ithica charm we were looking for. The service was good and pleasant. We did have to wait 15 to 20 minutes on a Monday night around 6:45pm. We asked to for a table with a view by...More

Thank Nancy K
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November 6, 2016|
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Response from TheBoatYardGrill | Property representative |
Donna, We are only about 10 minutes from SUNY Ithaca. Please let us know if you have anymore questions. We hope to see you then. Safe Travels! Maggie Boutell Manager Boatyard Grill
August 26, 2016|
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August 20, 2016|
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Response from Mary I | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have gluten free buns for their burgers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3234
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-256-2628
  • E-mail
At The Boatyard Grill you can enjoy delicous locally sourced steak and seafood while looking out over the breathtaking waterfront view. All of our food comes in fresh everyday, you won't find a better dining experience in the town. We are happy to host large groups and private events. If you are planning a rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, family gathering, cocktail party, class reunion or a casual BBQ or Clambake, look no further! We will make your special event a waterfront event to remember! Our experienced management team will make planning your event virtually effortless. We have a variety of party offerings that can meet every budget and catering need. Choose from our Waterfront Parties, Holiday Parties and Cocktail Parties and contact our management team today. Join us for live music on our deck every Friday! Visit our website to see the schedule.
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